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Walt Pickut

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Walt Pickut’s writing career began with publishing medical research in1971 while working at the Jersey City Medical Center and the NYU Hospital and School of Medicine. Walt holds board registries in respiratory care and sleep technology as well as bachelor's degrees in biology and communication, and a master's degrees in physiology from Fairleigh-Dickinson University in New Jersey, with additional graduate work in mass communication completed at SUNY Amherst. He currently teaches Presentational Speaking in the Houghton College PACE program at JCC and holds memberships in the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Society of Business Publication Editors. He lives in Jamestown with his wife Nancy, an MSW social worker, and has three children: Dr. Cait Lamberton in Pittsburgh, Bill Pickut, a marketing executive in Chicago, and Rev. Matt Pickut in Plymouth, IN.

…stop theif!

If I rob something from you and give it back, am I giving you a gift? Can I give you something that’s already yours? The...

If Your Eye Were As Big As…

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Board of Directors, MMMAA Your eye is a pretty good piece of optics. You can see a star trillions of miles away and...

As You Like It…

“Pardon me for speaking while you’re interrupting.” Ever hear that one? Or do you wish you thought fast enough to say it to somebody...

Valentine’s Day Scramble Contest Winner Announced

Article Contributed by Walt Pickut "This will be my lucky year," Joelle Washer told the Gazette last week when stopped by to pick up her prize...

Talk, Sing, and Dance?

Some of us think walking and chewing gum at the same time is a pretty complicated package. Coordination is the key. That’s why a...

Zombies!

A Zombie is a walking, snarling corpse without a soul. Seen any lately? The notion of zombies came from West Africa a few hundred years...

Not Enough Lifeguards

I love a beach with a lifeguard every 10 yards. Every 100-yard stretch of ocean-front beach should have 10 lifeguards. It should be hard...

A Vision Come True: Spring 2019 Sees Completion

Contributing Writer Walt Pickut Board of Directors, MMMAA Spring, 2019 will see the completion of the Martz-Kohl Observatory’s 10-year expansion project. For readers and guests who have...

What’s Ice Good For?

That’s a question I ask myself every winter, especially when I have to scrape it off my windshield – again. Or on snowy days...

Don’t worry, be healthy…

Can’t forget Bob Marley. Can’t stop whistling that tune. “Don’t worry, be happy Don’t worry, be happy In every life we have some trouble When you worry you...

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